2022 Declared Republican Candidates on 2022 Ballot
Primary Election – August 23, 2022
Voter Registration Deadline/Book Closing: July 25
Early Voting: August 13 – 20
Vote-by-Mail Ballot Mailings: July 9 (UOCAVA “military/overseas”)/July 14-August 15 | Ballot Request Deadline: August 13
During the Primary Election, electors will vote for state and federal representatives within their party affiliations. If opposed within their own parties, the Governor, State Cabinet Members, United States Senators, Representatives in Congress, State Representatives, State Senators and County Commissioners will be on the ballot.
Because Florida is a closed primary state, voters may only vote within their party. The winning candidates of the Primary Election, who see opposition from another party, will then move on to the General Election in November.
Voters may also see non-partisan races including judicial candidates and candidates for school board depending on their jurisdiction.
Universal Primary: a universal primary is a contest in the Primary Election in which all candidates have the same party affiliation, but will not see opposition during the General Election. During a universal primary, all qualified electors may vote regardless of their party affiliation.
General Election – November 8, 2022
Voter Registration Deadline/Book Closing: October 11
Early Voting: October 27 – November 5
Vote-by-Mail Ballot Mailings: September 24 (UOCAVA”military/overseas”)/September 29-October 31 | Ballot Request Deadline: October 29
The General Election ballot will list the winning candidates of the August Primary Election. During this election, voters will have the opportunity to vote for a candidate regardless of their party affiliation.
There are a bunch of Republican, Democrat and NPA candidates in this race
US Congress, District 18
New district that includes a portion of Immokalee, in Collier County
In addition, There is a Republican write in candidate Leonard L. Serratore. No Democrats have filed.
US Congress, District 19
Two candidates are vying for the Democrat ticket. they are Cindy Lyn Banyai and Patrick Post (Post is a write in Candidate).
US Congress, District 26
In addition, and Democrat has entered the race named Christine Alexandria Olivo
There are a bunch of Republican and Democrat candidates opposing Ron DeSantis
Ashley Moody has three Democrat opponents for the General Election.
Chief Financial Officer
Commissioner of Agriculture
In addition, Ryan Morales is running for the Democrat side of the ticket.
State Attorney, District 20
Amira Fox – Unopposed
Public Defender, District 20
Kathleen Smith – Unopposed
State Representative, District 80
Adam Botana has a Democrat opponent named Mitchel Schlayer
State Representative, District 81
Bob Rommel – Unopposed
State Representative, District 82
Lauren Melo – Unopposed
Collier County Commission, District 2
Bebe Kanter has entered the race and is a Democrat and it will close the election to where only registered Republicans can vote in the Republican primary and will face the candidate in the other Party in November. Lynn Corr (R), Jason Brook (R)Rob Tolp, (R) and John C Sochor (NPA) have withdrawn.
Collier County Commission District 4
A write in candidate has entered this race. That will close this election to members of each party only eligible to vote for their party candidates. The write in candidate is Bill Oppenheimer.
County Judge Group 3
Collier County School Board District 1
Collier County School Board District 3
Jana Greer was a Republican from 2014 to 2018 and switched to Libertarian October 2018 until switching back to Republican in September of 2021.
Collier County School Board District 5
In addition, Arthur Boyer (Democrat) has filed for office. Jacquelene Keay was a registered Democrat from 2006 to 2016 when she registered as a Republican. This is a nonpartisan race, so all voters vote in School Board Races.
Collier Mosquito Control District Seat 1
Collier Mosquito Control District Seat 2
There is a candidate that shows in the Supervisor of Elections candidate roster named Eliabeth Yiachos, but that name is not listed in the Collier County Voter rolls.
Collier Mosquito Control District Seat 3
There is a candidate that shows in the supervisor of elections candidate roster name Emily Dalto, but the name “Teixeira Dalto, Emilia Maria” shows in the voter rolls and is registered as a Republican, but never voted and registered to vote in December 20, 2020.
Greater Naples Fire Seat 1
Christian Tobin was entered and withdrawn.
Greater Naples Fire Seat 3
Greater Naples Fire Seat 4
North Collier Fire District Seat 1
In addition, Anthony Scire has entered the race. He is a No Party Affiliate.
North Collier Fire District Seat 2
North Collier Fire District Seat 4